Fayette County

BOC declines to revise grievance process

At Thursday night’s meeting, a majority of the County Board of Commissioners rebuffed a proposal to rethink the county’s grievance hearing process. Commissioner Charles Rousseau asked his colleagues to reconsider the process that sees County Administrator Steve Rapson receive the initial complaint, determine whether it is a grievance based on pre-set guidelines, and adjudicates the…

Commissioners pass on lawn parking ban

Considering quality of life versus maintaining relaxed enforcement, the County Board of Commissioners debated the merits of banning parking vehicles on the lawn at Thursday night’s meeting, ultimately voting to leave it an option for unincorporated residents. Pitched by Commissioner Charles Rousseau, the ordinance amendment would bring back a prohibition against parking vehicles on the…

Starr’s Mill rallies to beat Whitewater, advance to state title match

The road to the Class AAAAA State Championship ran through Whitewater High School on Tuesday night. In an instant classic, the Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers overcame an early deficit to dispel the Whitewater Lady Wildcats 3-2 in five sets. Starr’s Mill advanced to face bitter rival, the McIntosh Lady Chiefs, in the state title game….

‪Complaints detail allegations against ousted 911 director‬

Signed, unsigned letters express fear of retaliation for coming forward ‪Even after the resignation of the 911 center director, allegations of a tense work environment remain‬, towards Bernard “Buster” Brown and others in management. Earlier this month, Mical Heminger, the husband of a 911 employee, went public with complaints over unfair scheduling practices and an…

Embattled 911 director resigns amid abuse claims

Eight months after alleged dysfunction at the county’s 911 center was aired publicly at multiple County Board of Commissioner meetings, 911 Director Bernard “Buster” Brown is out, resigning Monday morning amid new allegations of abusive behavior towards employees. Brown was placed back in the crosshairs when Mical Heminger, the husband of a 911 employee, went…

Transit X proposes privately-funded pod system

Evoking comparisons to the Jetsons and a particular Simpsons episode with a shiny mass-transit idea, Transit X’s proposal for a privately-funded, fully-autonomous commuter pod system is making Fayette consider if it’s an idea that is ready for the real world. JT Williams with Transit X presented a preliminary proposal for the project to the Fayette…

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